Tigran Sargsyan: The world in crisis creates additional difficulties for economists

The annual meeting of the Armenian Economic Association kicked off at the Yerevan State University today. The event was attended by Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan, Head of the Government Staff, Minister Vache Gabrielyan, Minister of Economy Vahram Avanesyan, economists, students.

The Prime Minister said in his opening remarks that such meetings should contribute to the development of the economic mind and create interest in economic research among the youth.

“We have to create an atmosphere in the Yerevan State University to motivate people to do research,” Tigran Sargsyan said.

The Prime Minister said the contemporary word in crisis creates additional difficulties for economists, at the same time making their work more interesting.

“If we follow the Nobel Prize winners in Economics, we’ll see the modern topics economists are interested in,” he added.

Looking back at the complex socio-economic and financial processes that have been taking place in Armenia over the past 20 years, we are trying to understand what new challenges we may face in the future, the Prime Minister said.

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